|Date:||Thursday, March 20, 2008, 6:35|
In a message dated 3/19/2008 10:34:24 AM Central Daylight Time,
> BTW, Sore Suraetua is only a provisional name. It simply means "Old
> Suraetua" in Suraetua. It should have a name in itself, but what?
> Suraetua in Sora Suraetua is Hiksjuraranithwara, a little unwieldy,
> but this is perhaps pertinent for the language (see below). The
> meaning is "means for telling". But perhaps I can simply use the word
> hihinusa, "language." Or hihinauju, "speaking."
Must the name of the language have a meaning? Most natural language names
mean only "of such-and-such country" if they have any meaning at all.
I suggest just treating it as a name, with little or no regard to the fact
that it's a language. "Our language" is a common variant, too.